Greg Bond Memorial Award 2013 – CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

June 7, 2013 by  
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Chris Jacko accepting the 2012 Greg Bond Memorial Award

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Nominations are currently being accepted for the Greg Bond Memorial Award. Deadline for Submission: July 5, 2013.

This annual award is intended to honour the outstanding achievement by an individual—either for this season or for accumulated dedication or achievement—in musical  theatre in Calgary.

The award is made possible through the Toronto Community Foundation, and is presented by the Bond Family in memory of their son, Greg (1954–1989). Greg studied and worked in musical theatre across Canada, from Banff to Charlottetown as well as in Australia. His life was marked by a drive for professionalism, a talent for composition, and a desire to continually study, create and perform. He will be remembered for his positive attitude and his remarkable ability to give and engender respect from everyone whom his life touched.

Criteria for nomination:

  • Must be a Calgary resident who has continuously striven for excellence in his/her craft;
  • Will have contributed to the profile of musical theatre in Calgary;
  • Will have the qualities of: cooperation, self-discipline and work ethic;
  • Areas of specialization may include, but are not restricted to: performance, musical direction, education, choreography, composition, instrumentalist;
  • Is a professional in his/her field, and viewed as such by his/her peers.

Each nominee submission must include the following: (1) The nominee’s full address, e-mail (optional) and telephone number. (2) A one-page letter explaining why the nominee should receive this award. (3) Supporting documentation to a maximum of 10 pages (optional). This could include letters of support, newspaper articles, etc.  (No videos will be accepted, please do not send original documents as materials submitted cannot be returned)

The recipient will be chosen by a jury consisting of past recipients plus other industry professionals, as selected by the Betty Mitchell Awards Steering Committee. The successful nominee will receive a $1000 cash award and be recognized at the Betty Mitchell Awards, August 26, 2013, which celebrate Calgary’s professional theatre community.

Previous recipients have included: Doug McKeag, Tom Doyle, Margot McDermott, Bob Foster, Marilyn Perkins, Stage West Calgary, Hal Kerbes, Joe Slabe, Elaine Higgin Case, Mark Bellamy, David Rhymer, Denise Clarke, Joel Cochrane,  Tory Doctor, and Chris Jacko.

To submit a nominee, please mail to:

Betty Mitchell Awards, Re: Greg Bond Memorial Award
PO Box 924 Station T
Calgary, AB
T2H 2H4

or email to:
info@bettymitchellawards.com
Subject Line: Greg Bond Memorial Award

The Sweet 16th Annual Betty Mitchell Awards, MONDAY, AUGUST 26, 2013. Doors at 6pm, Buffet 6pm-7:30pm, Awards at 7:30pm. Price: $60 for the first 150 tickets sold, $65 thereafter. Includes admission to the gala and official after party! For tickets, contact the Stage West Box Office: 403-243-6642

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